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Maryland Beef Producer's Short-Course

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 (All day)
Western MD Research & Education Center
This short-course (two, half-day classes) is designed to provide producers educational information and hands-on training in several areas of beef produciton. Whether your just thinking of starting your own beef production operation or have been in the industry for years, this short-course will have...

On-farm Food Safety and Recall Readiness Training for an On-farm market

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Butler's Orchard
This workshop is specifically geared to operators of farms with an on-farm market. The workshop will cover Maryland Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) basics, an overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act, food safety risk and recommendations for a CSA operation, recall planning and the role of...

Starting a small farm, class 1: Farmer panel and assessing farmland

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Farm Succession Workshop - Central Maryland

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Frederick County Extension Office
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 2: Marketing for small farm success

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 3

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO 2018

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County Agricultural Center
University of Maryland Extension MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO February 10, 2018 http://www.carrollcountyagcenter.com/contact/ 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register at: https://mid-atlantic-small-flock-expo.eventbrite.com Adult (18-up) $10; Youth (10-17) $5.00; Children (0-9) Free; 4-H or FFA (with proof...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 4: Financial management for small farm success

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 5: Making sense of food safety for beginning farmers

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 6

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 7: Introduction to farm equipment

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 1 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 2 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 3 of 7)

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 8: Integrated Pest Management

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 4 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 5 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 9: Crop rotation and crop planning

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 10: Beginning farmer panel on business planning and land access

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 6 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 7 of 7)

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

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